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Governor Dodge State Park

Web --WI DNR Dodge State Park

Email -- Kathy Gruentzel, Park Superintendent

(608) 935-2315 -- Governor Dodge State Park 6
(888) 936-7463 -- WI DNR State Park Info Line
(608) 266-2621 -- General Inquiries, WI DNR Office
(608) 935-7501 -- Kiwanis Concessions and Rental Equipment (open daily Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day)

Emergency Phone
(800) 847-9367 -- Violation Hotline 
(800) 943-0003 -- Emergency Spill Hotline

Counter Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Office Hours
7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Park Hours
6 a.m.-11 p.m. Year round.

4175 State Highway 23 North
Dodgeville, WI 53533

Geographic coordinates are 43° 0' 58.5" N, 90° 8' 29.0" W 

Trails are open May 1 - Nov 15 each year. See website for more details of areas that are open/closed.

Governor Dodge State Park is one of the state's largest parks, with 5,350 acres of steep hills, bluffs and deep valleys plus two lakes and a waterfall. Located in Wisconsin's scenic driftless area, Governor Dodge offers camping, picnicking, hiking, canoeing, biking, hunting, fishing, off-road biking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding opportunities. Winter camping and sports are available. Camping reservations recommended. Concession stand with canoes, kayaks, and boat rentals (Memorial Day through Labor Day).

Directions: from Madison take Hwy 18 west (Monroe St and Nakoma Rd or Midvale Blvd to Verona Rd; Verona Rd is Hwy 18) to Dodgeville, then north on Hwy 23.

-- Park Vehicle Admission Sticker required year round. 
-- A state trail pass is required for bikers and horseback riders 16 years of age and older.
-- Hunting and fishing licenses apply.

* See website for more details.

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Created:2009-02-17 19:00 CDTUpdated:2019-11-25 10:33 CDT
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